An elbow, wrist or hand problem can occur from sports, repetitive activity, on the job, or result from our body aging. Among the most common upper extremity conditions are tendinitis, arthritis, fracture, ligament tear, and nerve entrapment. Most injuries do not need surgery and can be improved with non-surgical methods such as with physical therapy, bracing or injections. Some however do require surgery in order to restore function and relieve pain. Rest assured you are in good hands when you choose Dr. Brown. He will develop a personalized approach to get your elbow, wrist, or hand feeling better for a lifetime of regular use.
Find out more about some of the most prevalent upper extremity conditions at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons’ website or in the following tabs.